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THE AFRICAN IN ME By Bart Wolffe
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A collection of easily accessible essays from a white African who bears the imprints of the past on his soul and carries his identity into his new life as a voluntary exile from his homeland,... More > Zimbabwe, but remembers the beauty and the unique richness of the land and its people that he left behind. Articles that talk of nature and memory, of politics and beauty, gathered from an alternate travologue to that to which one might be more readily accustomed.< Less
WORM HEAD By Bart Wolffe
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"The idea that the 'insane' and the 'mad' may well have the true insights that the 'sane' do not has a long pedigree (especially when the 'sane' represent the ranks of officialdom). Bart... More > Wolffe's novel features an everyman by the name of John Citizen incarcerated in a Harare lunatic asylum sometime in the 1990's. An alien worm by the name of Varg has invaded John's brain. Varg is the repository of secrets far ahead of our time. As he yields them to John, the latter fears for his sanity. The dim-witted and time-serving beaurocratic representatives of officialdom take him to be insane and commit him to an asylum. As time progresses, John's emotional and psychological delirium clears as he comes to understand his condition. The relationship between parasite and host is transformed into a partnership. In an act of pure altruism, the worm literally turns against its own alien masters and facilitates John's relationship with a psychiatric nurse who provides his redemption. Franco Henwood, for THE ZIMBABWEAN< Less
WORM HEAD By Bart Wolffe
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"The idea that the 'insane' and the 'mad' may well have the true insights that the 'sane' do not has a long pedigree (especially when the 'sane' represent the ranks of officialdom). Bart... More > Wolffe's novel features an everyman by the name of John Citizen incarcerated in a Harare lunatic asylum sometime in the 1990's. An alien worm by the name of Varg has invaded John's brain. Varg is the repository of secrets far ahead of our time. As he yields them to John, the latter fears for his sanity. The dim-witted and time-serving beaurocratic representatives of officialdom take him to be insane and commit him to an asylum. As time progresses, John's emotional and psychological delirium clears as he comes to understand his condition. The relationship between parasite and host is transformed into a partnership. In an act of pure altruism, the worm literally turns against its own alien masters and facilitates John's relationship with a psychiatric nurse who provides his redemption. Franco Henwood, for THE ZIMBABWEAN< Less
Worm Head By Bart Wolffe
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This is the pocket edition of an experimental novel set in Ward 12, a psychiatric unit in Harare in the 1970's. It deals with an exploration of identity and fantasy told from different points of view... More > simultaneously.Part Science-fiction, part fantasy, it is really a love story in the end about the struggle to find a dream.< Less
God's Own Country By Bart Wolffe
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A thriller about land, the struggle for ownership, the occupier and the inheritor, God's Own Country is set in Rhodesia and tells a story of faith and fear, superstition and intrigue. It is a love... More > story but also a tale of conflict and magic, of the darkest kind.< Less
WAKING DREAMS By Bart Wolffe
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Poetry is the process of dreaming in words. Like dreams, it often defies the boundaries of convention in language and speaks in metaphor, in images, in feelings that seem to surpass the constraints... More > of logic. It touches an inner nerve and evokes vision, a state of mind that breaks the routine of our daily lives. This collection of poems attempts to speak from inside these loose and sometimes random connections to the world outside and within, to find an alternate impression for sound and thought and meaning. It gives resonance and creates echoes of memory and places and spaces of imagination far removed from the common view of daily existence and helps us escape through the mind of the poet.< Less
Who's for Fish? By Bart Wolffe
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Enjoy the feast! - This compendium of flavours designed to whet the appetite of poetry-lovers comes from the pen of Bart Wolffe. It covers journeys, places, experiences and relationships in a... More > distinctly unique voice and is designed to intoxicate the senses of language-gourmets everywhere.< Less
THE INNER COLOUR OF INK By Bart Wolffe
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A new collection of poems from the pen of Bart Wolffe that colours language with the intimacy of a very evocative voice.
THE CRUSOE MORALITY By Bart Wolffe
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A perfect set of poems written with delightful irony, depicting loneliness, relationships, regrets. This neat collection employs the metaphor of Robinson Crusoe with a fresh and original approach to ... More > the absurdities of life. A most enjoyable read, an ideal little gift of a book to treasure.< Less
The Stones of SomeWhere By Bart Wolffe
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These are poems written in the past few years of a personal displacement from Africa to England to Germany and back to England, from a loss of language, family, friends and identity to the struggle... More > to find new roots again and again. The Russian philosopher, Uspensky, said "when a man loses his references, he goes insane." This collection deals with that particular and peculiar situation that all enforced emigrants experience and echo what is usually left unsaid. Currently, there are several million Zimbabweans living as semi-refugees, chased from their homeland either by fear or by neccessity for survival. The work in this book goes below the surface to that country of the mind all aliens inhabit, the place without borders or where the rites of passage are not passports, papers or documents but survival and the search for reason and new meaning.< Less